Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson & Rob Schneider to Bring Netflix's DO-OVER COMEDY TOUR to Chicago, 5/23 Adam Sandler, David Spade, Nick Swardson & Rob Schneider to Bring Netflix's DO-OVER COMEDY TOUR to Chicago, 5/23
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

? Netflix is sending Adam Sandler and his fellow THE DO-OVER stars David Spade and Nick Swardson on the road, along with longtime Sandler collaborator Rob Schneider, for The Do-Over Tour, where the co... (more...)
About Face Theatre to Present World Premiere of AD HOC [HOME] About Face Theatre to Present World Premiere of AD HOC [HOME]
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

About Face Theatre will present the world premiere of AD HOC [HOME], a devised play exploring "family" written by and featuring members of the the About Face Youth Theatre Ensemble and directed by AFT... (more...)
Northwestern's American Music Theatre Project to Host WELL WORN WORDS Reading, 6/2 Northwestern's American Music Theatre Project to Host WELL WORN WORDS Reading, 6/2
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

The American Music Theatre Project at Northwestern University will present a reading of 'Well Worn Words' by the Discount Ghost Stories Collective, June 2nd at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for ... (more...)
First Floor Theater to Host Short Play Festival FITZFEST, Opening 8/5 First Floor Theater to Host Short Play Festival FITZFEST, Opening 8/5
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

First Floor Theater (FFT) is thrilled to announce its fourth annual literary festival, FITZFEST, a festival of eight world premiere plays, by some of the country's most exciting playwrights, inspired ... (more...)
The Enthusiasts and El Bear to Co-Present THE NINA VARIATIONS The Enthusiasts and El Bear to Co-Present THE NINA VARIATIONS
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

The Nina Variations, Steven Dietz's clever, fierce and heartbreaking tribute to The Seagull, returns to Chicago in a new co-production by El Bear Theater Company and The Enthusiasts Theater Company. I... (more...)
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Presents A PIECE OF MY HEART, Opening May 6 Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble Presents A PIECE OF MY HEART, Opening May 6
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) concludes its 15th season dedicated to the woman's voice, and its ongoing mission of "performance with a purpose," with Shirley Lauro's A Piece of My Heart, directed... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at American Blues Theater Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk on May 06, 2016

American Blues Theater presents an extended run of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the comedic rock musical with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, directed by Jonathan Berry, and music d... (more...)
Raue Center's Artful Women to Welcome Amy Ortiz in 'THE BODY AS CANVAS' Raue Center's Artful Women to Welcome Amy Ortiz in 'THE BODY AS CANVAS'
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

Raue Center's Artful Women is excited to welcome visual arts scholar Amy Ortiz with 'The Body as Canvas: Manipulations of the Female Form' at 3 p.m. on May 22, 2016.... (more...)
SICK BY SEVEN Set for A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator Series SICK BY SEVEN Set for A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator Series
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

Anxiety, phobias, mental illness, mysterious diseases and medication are among the issues explored by artists in SICK BY SEVEN, which premieres in Chicago as part of A Red Orchid Theatre's Incubator S... (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Porchlight's CHESS Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Porchlight's CHESS
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

Porchlight Music Theatre and Artistic Director Michael Weber are proud to announce the final production in the third smash season of Chicago's 'lost' musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revi... (more...)
The Gift Theatre Announces Cast of THE GRAPES OF WRATH The Gift Theatre Announces Cast of THE GRAPES OF WRATH
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

?The Gift Theatre, Chicago's most intimate Equity theater, presents John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale, The Grapes of Wrath, centering on an American family forced off of their land during t... (more...)
Full Line-Up Announced for 4th Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL Full Line-Up Announced for 4th Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2016

 Pivot Arts is pleased to announce the full line-up for the 4th annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL, featuring dozens of innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edg... (more...)
FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF to Celebrate 30th Anniversary in Theaters, on iTunes, in Chicago FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF to Celebrate 30th Anniversary in Theaters, on iTunes, in Chicago
by TV News Desk on May 04, 2016

In celebration of FERRIS BUELLER'S DAY OFF's 30th anniversary, numerous events will give fans the chance to relive all the humor, antics and magic of being young and carefree.... (more...)
Gene Siskel Film Center's Annual Gala to Honor Scarlett Johansson Gene Siskel Film Center's Annual Gala to Honor Scarlett Johansson
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2016

The Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will celebrate one of Hollywood's most talented young actresses when it honors Tony and BAFTA winner and four-ti... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at American Blues Theater Photo Flash: First Look at LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at American Blues Theater
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2016

American Blues Theater presents an extended run of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, the comedic rock musical with book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, directed by Jonathan Berry, and music d... (more...)
the american vicarious to Premiere DOUGLASS at Theater Wit This Summer the american vicarious to Premiere DOUGLASS at Theater Wit This Summer
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2016

the american vicarious is proud to return to Chicago with DOUGLASS, a world premiere drama from Thomas Klingenstein, directed by Jeff Award nominee Christopher McElroen (Invisible Man). DOUGLASS will ... (more...)
Albany Park Theater Project & Third Rail Projects to Premiere of LEARNING CURVE Albany Park Theater Project & Third Rail Projects to Premiere of LEARNING CURVE
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2016

'Learning Curve,' a world premiere immersive performance created by Albany Park Theater Project and Third Rail Projects, will place audiences within the walls of Ellen Gates Starr High School and in t... (more...)
Arts Alliance Luncheon to Honor James & Kay Mabie in June Arts Alliance Luncheon to Honor James & Kay Mabie in June
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2016

The fourth annual Arts Alliance Illinois Voices of a Creative State benefit luncheon will take place Friday, June 10, 2016 at Fairmont Chicago (200 N. Columbus Dr.). The luncheon will feature a discus... (more...)
Forth Story Productions Announces TAPPED Forth Story Productions Announces TAPPED
by Marissa Sblendorio on May 04, 2016

Forth Story Productions is excited to announce its inaugural production of the award-winning show TAPPED: A Treasonous Musical Comedy, written by Jed Levine, directed by Molly Todd, composed/music dir... (more...)
Hell in a Handbag's THE DIVINE SISTER to Run 6/4-7/10 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church Hell in a Handbag's THE DIVINE SISTER to Run 6/4-7/10 at Ebenezer Lutheran Church
by BWW News Desk on May 04, 2016

Hell in a Handbag Productions is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of THE DIVINE SISTER, the hilarious comic homage to nearly every Hollywood nun film ever made, by the divine high priestess of ... (more...)
   

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